Warning: This post contains spoilers fromOutlander‘s Season 3 premiere.
One very important character literally comes to life in Outlander‘s Season 3 premiere, while two others blink out of existence thanks to the Battle of Culloden and its bloody, near*-merciless aftermath.
The Starz drama’s return quickly makes it clear: We’re not just treading water until Mr. and Mrs. Fraser reunite. Both Claire and Jamie’s stories are compelling on their own (though for what it’s worth, I find his a little more interesting — how can housewife ennui compete with a last-minute stay of execution?!), and having Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan maneuver their characters through a long, lonely time allows them to turn in performances that are much different than what we’re used to.
All in all, it’s good to have another Droughtlander behind us. Read on for the highlights of “The Battle Joined.”
*Merciless… unless you’re James Alexander Malcolm I’ve Got Nine Lives MacKenzie Fraser, aye?
UNTO THE BREACH | We enter the episode at Culloden Moor, after the fighting has finished. Dead bodies — mostly Scottish — are piled all over the place, and the men who show any signs of life get a swift bayonet through the torso, thanks to the roving Redcoats tasked with finishing them off. As the fog swirls, we see Jamie lying on top of one of those piles, not dead but also not doing so well. His lips are the exact same color as his face, which is a hue I’d call “curdled cauliflower.” He watches someone get fatally gutted a few inches from where he’s fallen, but he’s so out of it, the violence barely registers.
And that’s how a lot of how Jamie’s half of this episode plays out: quiet, still shots of him fading in and out of consciousness are intercut with loud, bloodthirsty flashbacks to the fighting itself and the other events of the terrible day. We see (in no particular order): Prince Charles sipping from a goblet (!) on the battlefield and getting in one last “Mark me,” as if he knew I needed a refresher on why I abhor him; Jamie sadly sniffing Claire’s arisaid, which fell to the ground as she went through the stones; Jamie urging the prince to give the order to charge the British lines “while there is still a chance;” lots of yelling and blood; and Murtagh landing next to Jamie and grinning as they both cut down Redcoats. In case you don’t quite catch what Jamie’s godfather says to him during the melee, he lets him know that he’s gotten the Lallybroch men safely turned back toward the estate, aka safety.
BLACK JACK’S LAST STAND | During the fighting, Jamie and Black Jack Randall wind up within swordslength of each other, and everything slows as the two men pause for a second and then charge at each other with all they’ve got. As the fight rages around them, Randall gets a nasty slice in across Jamie’s leg. There’s a lot of blood, but not so much that it stops Fraser from landing a good gut wound that also gushes. Eventually they’re two of the only men left standing, and they weave and stagger as they try to finish each other off. Finally, Black Jack lands on Jamie, taking them both down to the ground. It’s oddly intimate. In the present, the very pallid Jamie moves slightly and the body that’s fallen on top of him shifts: It’s Randall, who’s very much dead. It appears as though the weight of his corpse has been keeping Jamie alive by putting pressure on that thigh gash, but now it bleeds freely.
That night, as the snow starts to fall, Jamie hallucinate a nightgown-clad Claire walking among the dead and wounded, then stooping to caress his face. “Are you alive?” she asks… but when Jamie comes to a little, we realize that it’s Rupert who’s trying to rouse his friend. “Let me be,” Jamie grumbles, but Rupert ignores him and helps some men to carry him away. As they lift Fraser, the dragonfly preserved in amber that Claire gave him drops and rolls away, unnoticed.
IMPERFECT STRANGERS | Back in the 1940s, Claire and Frank have moved to Boston, and on the surface, they look like they’re moving on with their lives. But Claire is distant and weird with him, and as time passes and her belly and discontent grow, it’s so clear that — time-travel drama notwithstanding — she was not cut out to play a seen-and-not-heard homemaker. There’s a particularly infuriating scene in which she dares enter a political discussion with Frank’s boss at a faculty party and essentially is told to leave the big talk to the adults. (Side note: ThatDewey-Truman conversation about Dewey only offering the voters platitudes was framed in a rather relevant manner, eh? I see what you did there, Outlander.) After the unsettling interaction, Claire tells Frank she’s fine. She isna.
Anyway, as painful as the faculty meeting is, it’s miles more interesting than anything Mr. and Mrs. Randall come up with to talk about on their own. Given Claire’s depression and Frank’s anger/inability to know how to best help his wife, they wind up discussing tea bags for minutes at a time. TEA BAGS. And it’s done in the manner that you talk to a stranger at a coffee shop when you brush hands as you accidentally reach for the creamer, not the manner in which you address someone you once ordered to kiss your kitty in the ruins of a Scottish castle.
At least when they start fighting —she brings up her desire to become an American citizen, he calls her out on not being able to stand his touch and/or proximity —they’re being real. And things get really real when she hucks an ashtray at his head after he brings up her infidelity. She misses, Frank seems to pull himself back together, and then he points out that he didn’t force her to make the bargain with him about the baby nor to come to Boston, “And I’m not forcing you to stay.” He leaves. She cries.
BRIANNA IS BORN | Claire and Frank are still in post-fight stony silence when her water breaks and she goes into labor. After the quick horror show that was 1948-era obstetrics — the patronizing (male) doctor addresses only Frank and refuses to listen to Claire’s protests that she doesn’t want to be anesthetized during the delivery — Claire wakes up in her hospital room alone. In a sad callback to what happened with Faith, she paws at her flatter abdomen and asks in a panic whether the child died. But nope, Brianna’s just with Frank, who’s glowing with pride as he carries the infant in to meet her mother.
They kiss, and they’re both crying as they vow that this is a new start for their family. It’s a beautiful little tableau… until the nurse walks in and comments on the fact that two brunettes apparently made a flamingly ginger baby. “Beautiful little angel,” the woman notes. “Where’d she get the red hair?” Well, that was a nice 30 seconds of harmony, eh Randalls?
WE’LL MISS YOU, RUPERT | Back in the wake of Culloden, Jamie is laid out in a shed with other wounded traitors, looking prettier than anyone already having his mail forwarded to the great beyond should. Rupert is doing the best of any of them, so he speaks for everyone when the British eventually find their hideout. Long, sad story short: All of the men are Scottish and fought in the rebellion, which is treason in the eyes of the Crown. And so they’ll all be shot for their crimes.
In the hour they’re given to get themselves together, we learn that no one knows what happened to Murtagh. Then the executions begin, and it’s terribly sad. Rupert shows true leadership as he argues for clemency on behalf of two teens, then bucks them up when that clemency is denied. Jamie and Rupert’s goodbye is also rather moving. They talk about Angus (“It will be good to see him again,” Rupert notes fondly), and then Rupert makes his peace with what Jamie’s done (“I’m no saying I forgive you for Dougal, but I’ll no go to my grave hating you for it, either”). They bid each other a final farewell, and then Rupert Thomas Alexander MacKenzie volunteers to go before the firing squad next. “I mean to set a quick pace, so try to keep up,” he chides the soldiers. Then he’s gone, and Jamie cries weakly.
WELCOME HOME? | When it’s Jamie’s turn to go, he’s more than willing… but when the commanding officer, a Lord Melton, hears James Alexander Malcolm MacKenzie Fraser utter his name, he puts a pin in things. See, Lord Melton is the older brother of John Grey, the teenager Jamie tormented —but did not kill — when he snuck into their camp last season. John feels he owes Jamie a “debt of honor” for saving his life, and when Melton jogs Jamie’s memory, the Scot is sanguine. “Aye, he promised to kill me. But I don’t mind if you do it for him,” Fraser says. There’s a whole lot more back and forth about what to do, and throughout it all, Jamie is like, “PLEASE JUST KILL ME THANK YE VERRA MUCH,” but Melton fulfills his brother’s promise and has a three-quarters-dead Jamie loaded into a cart and snuck away to Lallybroch.
Jamie’s still bleeding copiously — how is that even possible?! —by the time he arrives at his family’s estate. “Am I dead?” he asks Jenny and Ian, who are beside themselves to see him safe. “You’ve come home to Lallybroch,” Jenny says, and I have loved her a lot in the past, but I love her even more for the fact that she’s half hanging out of the cart with her tush in the air, simply because she can’t wait to get close to her brother. Jamie looks less enamored of the whole situation, but he’s having a bit of a day, no?
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Both Claire and Jamie’s stories are compelling on their own (though for what it’s worth, I find his a little more interesting — how can housewife ennui compete with a last-minute stay of execution?!. And that’s how a lot of how Jamie’s half of this episode plays out: quiet, still shots of him fading in and out of consciousness are intercut with loud, bloodthirsty flashbacks to the fighting itself and the other events of the terrible day.. on the battlefield and getting in one last “Mark me,” as if he knew I needed a refresher on why I abhor him; Jamie sadly sniffing Claire’s arisaid, which fell to the ground as she went through the stones; Jamie urging the prince to give the order to charge the British lines “while there is still a chance;” lots of yelling and blood; and Murtagh landing next to Jamie and grinning as they both cut down Redcoats.. In case you don’t quite catch what Jamie’s godfather says to him during the melee, he lets him know that he’s gotten the Lallybroch men safely turned back toward the estate, aka safety.. BLACK JACK’S LAST STAND | During the fighting, Jamie and Black Jack Randall wind up within swordslength of each other, and everything slows as the two men pause for a second and then charge at each other with all they’ve got.. That night, as the snow starts to fall, Jamie hallucinate a nightgown-clad Claire walking among the dead and wounded, then stooping to caress his face.. “Let me be,” Jamie grumbles, but Rupert ignores him and helps some men to carry him away.. After the quick horror show that was 1948-era obstetrics — the patronizing (male) doctor addresses only Frank and refuses to listen to Claire’s protests that she doesn’t want to be anesthetized during the delivery — Claire wakes up in her hospital room alone.. WE’LL MISS YOU, RUPERT | Back in the wake of Culloden, Jamie is laid out in a shed with other wounded traitors, looking prettier than anyone already having his mail forwarded to the great beyond should.. Jamie and Rupert’s goodbye is also rather moving.. They talk about Angus (“It will be good to see him again,” Rupert notes fondly), and then Rupert makes his peace with what Jamie’s done (“I’m no saying I forgive you for Dougal, but I’ll no go to my grave hating you for it, either”).. | When it’s Jamie’s turn to go, he’s more than willing… but when the commanding officer, a Lord Melton, hears James Alexander Malcolm MacKenzie Fraser utter his name, he puts a pin in things.. John feels he owes Jamie a “debt of honor” for saving his life, and when Melton jogs Jamie’s memory, the Scot is sanguine.. There’s a whole lot more back and forth about what to do, and throughout it all, Jamie is like, “PLEASE JUST KILL ME THANK YE VERRA MUCH,” but Melton fulfills his brother’s promise and has a three-quarters-dead Jamie loaded into a cart and snuck away to Lallybroch.
One very important character literally comes to life in Outlander ‘s Season 3 premiere, while two others blink out of existence thanks to the Battle of Culloden and its bloody, near*-merciless aftermath.. And that’s how a lot of how Jamie’s half of this episode plays out: quiet, still shots of him fading in and out of consciousness are intercut with loud, bloodthirsty flashbacks to the fighting itself and the other events of the terrible day.. After the unsettling interaction, Claire tells Frank she’s fine.. Given Claire’s depression and Frank’s anger/inability to know how to best help his wife, they wind up discussing tea bags for minutes at a time.. They kiss, and they’re both crying as they vow that this is a new start for their family.. They talk about Angus (“It will be good to see him again,” Rupert notes fondly), and then Rupert makes his peace with what Jamie’s done (“I’m no saying I forgive you for Dougal, but I’ll no go to my grave hating you for it, either”).
På slagmarken og kommer ind i en sidste Marker mig, som om han vidste, at jeg havde brug for en opfriskning af, hvorfor jeg afskyr ham; Jamie sneg desværre Claires arisaid, der faldt til jorden, da hun gik gennem stenene; Jamie opfordrer prinsen til at give ordre om at opkræve de britiske linjer, mens der stadig er en chance; masser af råben og blod; og Murtagh landede ved siden af Jamie og grinede, da de begge skar ned Redcoats.. Hun er ikke.. Rupert gør det bedste af nogen af dem, så han taler for alle, når briterne til sidst finder deres skjulested.. De taler om Angus (det vil være godt at se ham igen, bemærker Rupert med glæde), og så slutter Rupert sig med det, som Jamie har gjort (jeg siger ikke, jeg tilgiver dig Dougal, men jeg går ikke til min grav hader dig for det, enten).. Men jeg har ikke noget imod, hvis du gør det for ham, siger Fraser.
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And Jamie and Claire discuss business while getting down to “business.” It’s just a normal day on Outlande r . A lot happens in “Allegiance,” the second supersized episode of season 6.. Marsali reveals that Fergus blames himself for what happened to Marsali and Claire last season.. Roger also tells Brianna that someone from Tom’s settlers died and Tom asked Roger to perform the funeral since their minister hasn’t arrived yet.. And now so do I. Claire tells Jamie to find Fergus.. Then he and Marsali have sex.. Claire laughs and then Malva asks her if they’re really having sex.. She says, “Fergus.” He hands the baby back to her and runs out.. Marsali looks on confused and says, “Ma what does that mean?” Claire hands the baby to Marsali and says, “It means he’s a dwarf.. Young Ian tells Jamie if he doesn’t help the Cherokee, he will.. Tom goes to Claire and tells her he needs a hand job.. “Come what may,” Claire says to Jamie.
Roger’s shocked when Jamie hands him a gorgeous ring for Brianna, one that Jamie claims is more befitting of his daughter.. Jamie confesses he still doubts Roger, but Claire reminds him Roger returned and is deeply in love with their daughter.. Jamie has a flashback to his own wedding and he and Claire whisper “as long as you both shall live” after Roger and Brianna exchange those words.. As Brianna and Roger cut the cake, Roger whispers that he just learned Jamie believes he’s a heretic.. Roger’s song is the backdrop to flashes of sweet romantic scenes featuring Jamie & Claire, Murtagh & Jocasta, and Brianna and Roger.
It’s always fun to see how Outlander manages to weave its fictional characters into real historical events like this one, and they do a great job of it in “Give Me Liberty.”. — Cornelius Harnett.. Cornelius and Jamie have a chat in the bar of the inn where they’re staying and Jamie makes an impassioned statement about wanting to do right by his conscious and do his duty to his brothers by embracing liberty and fraternity.. It’s only these leftover feelings that keep John, a staunch red coat, from turning on Jamie when he discovers the Scot is now a revolutionary, but he does him a solid by holding off the troops when they discover the Sons of Liberty meeting plans at the Red Falcon.. Thanks to John, by the time the Red Coats arrive, Jamie and Cornelius are harmlessly playing billiards.. One of the big issues is that Roger (Richard Rankin) seems to be spending an awful lot of time at Amy McCallum’s house.. Her son, Aidan, has really taken a shine to Roger, but so has Amy herself, and Brianna (Sophie Skelton) is not feeling it.. Roger gets a bit tetchy about it, and while it almost seems as if it’s because he actually is tempted by Amy, he eventually comes to his senses and realizes that at home with Brianna and Jemmy is where he should be.. The credits roll before he can fully turn around to show his face, so it seems we’ll have to wait until next week.. Jamie isn’t happy that Jocasta is using him to print her own agenda as it puts him in danger, but she assures him Fergus knows what he’s getting into.. Jamie doesn’t think so.. Malva’s love of witchcraft, which she seems to get from her mother, seems like it’s going to get very out of hand and something bad is going to happen.. If the show stays true to the books, I would say her days are numbered.
Collective church mice Lizzie Wemyss and Jo and Kezzie Beardsley let their freak flags fly in a big way in Sunday’s Outlander , admitting to Jamie and Claire that a) they’re a thruple, and b) Lizzie is pregnant with one of the Beardsley twins’ baby, but that neither she nor the brothers are sure whose the child is.. NO TIME TO PRAY | In the aftermath of Malva’s death, a stonefaced Tom merely wants to know how quickly his daughter lingered before she passed.. Jamie carries Malva’s corpse into the surgery so Claire can stitch her wounds.. And that’s when Jamie FINALLY notices that something is a wee bit screwy about his soulmate and they really talk about what’s bothering her.. At the very end of the episode, Richard Brown and his men ride up to the Big House, guns ablazing: They want to arrest Claire for the murder of Malva Christie.. | Remember when Lizzie started feeling badly a few episodes back, and Bree sent the Beardsley twins to her place with the ointment to help her malarial fever?. What started as medicinal turned into foreplay as they both rubbed it all over Lizzie’s body, and… oops.. “Ye dinna understand, they’re one soul in two bodies!” she protests.. (Side note: My favorite part of this episode, aside from Sam Heughan’s line delivery on “vegetarians” in a conversation with Roger, is how thoroughly he infuses all of Jamie’s dialogue with Lizzie with a sense of GOOD GOD WOMAN I DINNA HAVE TIME NOR ENERGY FOR THIS.). So Jamie handfasts them right then and there, telling Jo to leave the Ridge the next day and not come back until the child is born.. And when Jamie finds out what happened the next morning, courtesy of Bree and Roger on their way out of town, what’s a laird to do?
Ian chuckles at Jamie’s plight as the women continue to attempt to arouse Jamie.. Ian finally tries to explain to the women why Jamie can’t sleep with them, making up a story about the Creator coming to Jamie and making him promise not to lie with a woman until he supplies the Cherokee with more guns.. Jamie admits Claire’s unsure what happens to the Cherokee during the war and finally reveals to Ian that those loyal to the Crown will lose the war.. Ian confirms he’ll stand by Jamie, and Jamie hopes Ian will keep all this to himself.. Jamie tasks Roger with fetching Fergus while Malva arrives to help Claire.. Marsali speaks out loud to the cat (but really to Claire), telling the kitty she doesn’t want Claire to do an autopsy on her if she dies.. Claire and Malva help Marsali push as Claire explains the head’s rather large.. Claire explains the baby’s a dwarf, and those gathered watch as Claire hands Marsali her new baby boy.. Claire can’t believe it, and Jamie says they shouldn’t bring it up since Ian only told Marsali.
Claire is very into it!. Basically, he’s worried about giving the Cherokee guns from the crown because it would most likely mean that when the war comes, they’ll be fighting for England and against Jamie — he’d be arming his enemy.. So Jamie has to explain the basics of the Revolutionary War and his reasoning for his actions — and remind Ian that now that he is on the whole time-travel thing, he needs to remember that knowing what’s to come is both a blessing and a curse.. Ian, not so much.. He has come to give the baby, Henri-Christian, a blessing.. Aidan shows up at Roger and Bree’s cabin one night and tells them he got lost on his way home.
), at pagkakaroon ng maniobra ni Caitriona Balfe at Sam Heughan ang kanilang mga character sa pamamagitan ng isang mahaba, malungkot na oras ay nagbibigay-daan sa kanila upang i-on ang mga pagganap na higit na naiiba kaysa sa nakasanayan na namin.. Ang mga patay na katawan - karamihan sa Scotland - ay nakasalansan sa buong lugar, at ang mga kalalakihan na nagpapakita ng anumang mga palatandaan ng buhay ay nakakakuha ng isang mabilis na bayonet sa pamamagitan ng katawan ng tao, salamat sa mga roving Redcoat na may tungkulin sa pagtatapos ng mga ito.. At ganoon karami kung paano nagaganap ang kalahati ng episode na ito ni Jamie: tahimik, ang mga pag-shot pa rin sa kanya na kumukupas at walang kamalayan ay nakikipag-usap sa malakas, uhaw sa dugo na mga flashback sa pakikipaglaban mismo at sa iba pang mga kaganapan ng kakila-kilabot na araw.. Sa larangan ng digmaan at nakukuha sa isang huling Markahan ako, na parang alam niyang kailangan ko ng isang pagre-refresh kung bakit kinamumuhian ko siya; Malungkot na sinisinghot ni Jamie ang arisaid ni Claire, na nahulog sa lupa habang dumaan sa mga bato; Hinihimok ni Jamie ang prinsipe na magbigay ng utos na singilin ang mga linya ng British habang may pagkakataon pa; maraming pagsisigaw at dugo; at Murtagh landing sa tabi ni Jamie at ngumisi habang pareho nilang pinuputol ang mga Redcoat.. Kung sakaling hindi mo masyadong nahuli ang sinabi sa kanya ng ninong ni Jamie sa kanya sa panahon ng suntukan, ipinaalam niya sa kanya na nakuha niya ang mga kalalakihang Lallybroch na ligtas na bumalik sa estate, aka kaligtasan.. At tapos ito sa paraang nakipag-usap ka sa isang hindi kilalang tao sa isang coffee shop kapag nagsipilyo ka habang hindi mo sinasadya na maabot ang creamer, hindi ang paraan kung saan mo hinarap ang isang tao na minsang iniutos mong halikan ang iyong kitty sa mga lugar ng pagkasira ng isang kastilyo ng Scotland .. Matapos ang mabilis na palabas na panginginig sa takot na noong 1948 - ang mga tagapagtanggol (lalaki) na doktor ay nakikipag-usap lamang kay Frank at tumanggi na makinig sa mga protesta ni Claire na ayaw niyang ma-anesthesia sa panahon ng paghahatid - Nagising si Claire sa kanyang silid ng ospital na nag-iisa.. MAHAL KAMI SA INYO, RUPERT | Bumalik sa kalagayan ni Culloden, si Jamie ay inilatag sa isang malaglag kasama ang iba pang mga sugatang taksil, mukhang mas maganda kaysa sa sinumang naipasa na ang kanyang mail sa mahusay na lampas sa dapat.. Mayroong maraming higit pa pabalik-balik tungkol sa kung ano ang dapat gawin, at sa kabuuan ng lahat, si Jamie ay tulad ng, Pakiusapin mo lang akong pasalamatan YE VERRA MUCH, ngunit natupad ni Melton ang pangako ng kanyang kapatid at may isang tatlong-kapat-patay na si Jamie na na-load sa isang cart at sumubo sa Lallybroch.
Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) is back!. Okay, fine; he's not the only one who's back.. Although since it takes so long for him to put in an appearance, it makes your heart flutter that much more when you finally get to gaze upon his fine form.. Season 2 doesn't open on Jamie and Claire.. A little later on, we find out that Claire travels forward in time before she learns whether or not Jamie meets his end at the Battle of Culloden , the bloodiest fight during the Jacobite rebellion.. Yup, that's Frank's response to seeing his wife after she's been missing for two years.. They didn't guess the part about the time travel and the extremely hunky highlander Claire went so far as to marry and all that, but she did technically disappear with another man.. He decides to believe the part about the time travel and the fact that she married another man.. While Claire repeatedly insists that she loves Jamie; however, Frank steels himself and presents his conditions for rebuilding their relationship.. She has to accept the fact that he's dead and move on.. She is only married to Frank now.. That's right, it's finally time for Jamie Fraser to take his rightful place in this episode of Outlander .. This made me think about how much I'd enjoy a scene in Outlander in which Claire cuts Jamie's hair while he frets over her making it too short.. Claire hopes that giving Jamie a mission will help him recover from his recent trauma.. (local woman who never even learned about this event in history class asks sarcastically) — but also excited at the prospect of having an adventure with the woman he loves.
It’s a scramble for Claire to try and treat them as she orders the girls to hydrate the ill. Mr. MacNeill tells Claire they’ve all come down with the flux as his baby and wife die in front of all their eyes.. As time passes, Claire helps as many as she can with the help of Malva and others, but deaths take a hold of the Ridge and amid yet another funeral service, Claire takes a weak spell and it is carted back to the main house.. As Brianna, Jamie, and Malva watch over Claire, Allan ( Alexander Vlahos ) shows up and tells Malva she needs to come home.. After Claire’s transported from the bed in her surgery to her own bed upstairs, different members of the family along with Malva and Lizzy look in on Claire as her sickness takes hold.. Malva tells Jamie about someone she knew who was bit by a snake and mentions how she wants to be like Claire one day.. Once Claire musters the strength, Bree helps Claire fix her new do, evening out the choppy crop that Malva and Mrs. Bug left behind.. Jamie fills Claire in on who has gotten sick and died since she was out of commission, thankfully cases have diminished, and although Tom Christie ( Mark Lewis Jones ) appears to have gotten ill like Claire, the cause of dysentery on the Ridge was uncovered — it was a dead elk in the water.. When Malva apologizes to Claire and begins describing what supposedly happened between her and Jamie, Claire steps forward and slaps Malva before walking out.. When he mentions offering to marry Malva, Claire stops Ian and says that she believes Malva’s been with quite a few men on the Ridge, making it difficult to determine who the father of her baby truly is.. When Claire appears to wake up, Malva is standing there taunting her and Claire gets up, holds a knife to Malva’s face, and threatens to kill her.. When we see Claire wake for real, it’s realized that this is just a dream, but as Claire goes outside to the garden, she finds Malva’s body, her head nearly separated from her body, laying in the grass.
[9:03 p.m.] “But what no one can prepare for is to face family in the time of war…” Your lips to God’s ears, Claire, but as is often said: war knows no boundaries.. [9:14 p.m.] Watching everyone, Claire included, scramble to find and save Murtagh from his ultimate fate… I shall never again complain about the professional pressures of meeting a deadline or running short on time to get everything done.. I love that in an episode bearing a strong resemblance to the perfection of Outlander Season 1, we’re spending time reflecting on the oft-overlooked merits of Uncle Dougal .. [9:20 p.m.] “Murtagh and I fought back to back as well; this time we’ll fight face to face.. [9:25 p.m.] If the premiere episode offered us Jamie’s hero shot moment, this grandstanding battle cry is Murtagh’s time to shine.. [9:26 p.m.] “The history is written, man.” Roger is trying everything to appeal to Murtagh’s senses, stopping just short of pop culture catchphrases that go mainstream after his time.. It’s been on glorious display throughout, but worth noting at this very moment with Jamie and Claire.. [9:38 p.m.] The lining up for battle, Jamie in a redcoat, Murtagh somewhere on the other side… it’s all too much.. Ultimately, it wasn’t back to back or face to face as Jamie prepped himself earlier — it was chest to chest.. And even in death, here’s Murtagh offering Jamie one final bit of godfatherly love and guidance.. While he might think it’s his last opportunity for a teachable moment with the lad, dinna fash, Murtagh — rest easy knowing your lessons will live on for and through Jamie and others long after you are gone.. Also, given the seemingly nine lives of Murtagh, I feel like Claire (and the show) knows we need closure and won’t be able to process the final-final of this beloved character without a sheet being pulled over his deceased body.. We’ve dreaded the day we’d have to bid Murtagh (and beloved actor Duncan LaCroix) a final farewell ever since the glorious reveal last season where we learned he survived his book fate and gained more time with us on screen.
and that’s where we pick up outlander The Season 6 premiere, which spends a significant amount of time in a flashback to Jamie’s prison, before he brings us to Fraser Ridge, circa 1773.. In the present, Claire is having a tough time following the rape and trauma she survived at the end of Season 5… and Jamie deals with a pain-in-the-tush former Ardsmuir prison cellmate.. meet tom christie , I didn’t think Ardsmuir could get any less fun, but we look back at Jamie’s time starting in 1753, when there was no Lord John Gray and no Murtagh.. One day during a hard labor session, a fight breaks out between Protestant prisoners and Catholics; Jamie mostly lives out of it, only to end up running away when one of the men hits the heavy rock over the head and dies.. Jamie learns that Claire has died in bed during her surgery, and it takes a lot of effort to wake her up.. On the wagon ride to Fergus and Marsley’s place, they talk about how Jamie might have hovered a bit since Claire was kidnapped and raped.. blast from the past , While Claire and Jamie are gone, Tom approaches the house, and Brianna and Roger invite him in.. He remembers that Tom’s wife died while he was in prison; The memory forces Jamie to think about how, during his decades, Claire will see him when he needs her most.. Jamie then orders Brown to leave, and he does – but not before he reveals that Jamie is harboring a rebel at his property.. And then Jamie finds Tom and goes home at one point: “If you want to stay, my word on Fraser Ridge is the law.”. doctor, steel himself , That night, with all the things Brown has bothered her, Claire has a nightmare that wakes both her and Jamie.. #Outlander #premiere #recap #Season #Episode #Echoes #Source #’Outlander’ premiere recap: Season 6, Episode 1 – ‘Echoes’
And that’s where we pick up with Outlander ‘s Season 6 premiere, which spends significant time in a flashback to Jamie’s prison days before it brings us to Fraser’s Ridge circa 1773.. In the present, Claire is having a hard time in the aftermath of the rape and trauma she survived at the end of Season 5… and Jamie deals with a pain-in-the-tush former Ardsmuir Prison cellmate.. The governor calls Jamie in for a meeting, asks why he won’t do as told.. He’s there because he heard about Jamie offering land to his Ardsmuir men, and he and his group need a place to live.. | Tom has a daughter, Malva, and a son, Allan.. That brings us to Richard Brown, brother of the man who kidnapped and raped Claire.. Brown and his men ride up to the Big House while the Frasers are throwing a welcome party for the Christies and their group.. “Good, because she’s burning in the fires of Hell!” Tom asks Brown not to take the young man, saying he’ll punish Allan for his crime.. Jamie steps in and makes it abundantly clear that he’ll mete out the punishment.
none of these are good , It’s not like there’s anything new in The Ballad of Claire and Jamie Fraser – they’ve both been through the worst and have somehow found a way to move on.. But this time, things feel different and I think it’s because the normally resilient Claire and Jamie are both defeated the first time around.. But Tom Christie is no stranger to Jamie.. The whole thing might be half as long – this super-sized episode is supposed to be a treat, I guess, but it just feels bloated; Can we need To see Jamie get some more whips?. He is furious when Jamie, someone who just wants to spend his time and is left alone, is pulled in as factions begin to fight among the prisoners, so Jamie Decides to become a freemason to keep the peace.. When Tom Christie arrives at Fraser Ridge after running out of options and looking at the sheet Jamie has invited all the Ardsmuir prisoners to settle on the ground, you can tell this dude is still holding that grudge.. So when Tom Christie knocks on the door and Roger and Bree are the only ones in the house, Roger is happy to give this Ardsmuir prison man a warm welcome.. Oh, guys, I feel like I could write 1,000 words on the reaction on Jamie’s face when he encounters not only Tom Christie sitting in his kitchen, but Roger’s news that Christie is permanent.. Anyway, Jamie feels like he has to let this slide – he’s invited all his Ardsmuir friends to his land, doesn’t feel like he can just single out one.. It seems that every time he has to admit that this is Jamie’s land, he wants to build the church first, and Jamie knows that Christie’s brand of “preaching” is only going to annoy people, he tries.. Jamie’s scars (honestly, how dare he) and jail time to juggle a bit about what means he’s not a good guy, Christy’s daughter is a hypocrite, and her son Alan is the one with daddy issues.. That’s right, on top of Jamie to tackle Tom Christie, he also has Richard Brown on his back.. You know, Richard Brown almost agrees to let Fraser’s Ridge handle it, probably because he sees Tom Christie and recognizes the stupid idiots, you know?. As if Richard Brown would just walk away and let Jamie think he had any sort of authority here.. And so, as hard as Jamie might try to exercise his power over the people on his land, Tom Christie, Richard Brown, and Major MacDonald are going to make it a lot harder.